The Progressland Model Auction


THE PROGRESSLAND MODEL AUCTION

Packing Crate
 Model  Model  Model
 Model Close-up  Model under Plexiglass  Lighted Model
 Dome Top On October 19, 2002 a model of the General Electric Progressland Pavilion sold on the internet auction site, eBay. In its original packing crate and protective plexiglass cover, the model was numbered #7 of 14 and was created by the industrial display firm of Richard Rush Studios in Chicago to promote General Electric's pavilion. It sold for an astounding $5100.00. As illustrated by these photos, the lighted model simulates the rotating lighting effects on the domed roof of the pavilion. It measures 26 2/16" wide by 29" deep and is constructed of a fiberglass base with plastic and plaster covered wood.
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